In an exciting Premier League matchup, Manchester United, Brighton and Albion will battle side by side at Old Trafford. At the beginning of this season, Manchester United won a big win in the five-a-side thriller at the American Express Stadium. Bruno Fernandes' penalty shootout gave the Red Devils a 3-2 victory.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is chasing Champions League football and hopes to be among the top four in this season. Manchester United in the last two Premier League outings.
Manchester United Preview
Since the defeat of Sheffield United, which lost 2-1 to on the 20th day of the game, the Red Devils have shined in the Premier League and have remained unbeaten in nine league games since then (W4, D5).
Entering this match day, Manchester United has kept clean sheet in the Premier League four times in a row and will now seek to perform five times for the first time since August 2017.
In the previous four top matches against Brighton, Solskjaer's squad have won, scoring exactly three goals in each of the past three games. Manchester United has never lost a home game against Brighton and has won 10 of its 12 competitive H2H matches as the host (D1), including the last 6 games.
Starting well will put the Old Trafford outfit in a prime position to claim all three points, considering they have won 85.71% of the Premier League matches in which they were leading at half-time this season (GP7 – W6, D1).
Brighton & Hove Albion Preview
Brighton went from five consecutive unwin Premier League matches (D2, L3) to back-to-back league victories, until the international breakthrough ended their progress. Graham Porter’s man has scored 5 goals in the past two Premier League matches, scoring both in the first eight matches.
The Seagulls struggled to deal with the best England team of the season, losing in all four top flight clashes with the current top four teams, and in two thirds Conceded at least three goals in the game. Interestingly, in this Premier League game, the visitor faced the third lowest field goal percentage (92).
Manchester United (4-2-3-1): Dean Henderson; Aaron Wan-Bissaka, Harry Maguire, Eric Bailly, Luke Shaw; Fred, Scott McTominay; Bruno Fernandes, Paul Pogba, Marcus Rashford; Edinson Cavani
Brighton & Hove Albion (4-4-2): Robert Sanchez; Joel Veltman, Ben White, Lewis Dunk, Dan Burn, Pascal Gross, Yves Bissouma, Steven Alzate, Leandro Trossard, Neal Maupay, Danny Welbeck.
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